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LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh: Why This NBA Superteam Would Fail

July 4th, 2010
It's possibly the hottest question in basketball right now: will LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh join forces to create the ultimate team?  It is an intriguing question, to be sure.  Those three All-Stars wearing the same uniform would certainly be a potent combination on paper.  But sports aren't ...

NBA Free Agency: The 10 Free Agents the Los Angeles Lakers Would Love To Sign

July 2nd, 2010
Back-to-back titles. Defeating the Boston Celtics in the Finals. The game's greatest player moving up the all-time list. The greatest coach of all-time proving his brilliance once again. Those are outstanding accomplishments, to be sure. No one can ever take those things away from the ...

No. 8 vs. No. 24: Which Kobe Bryant Would You Choose?

June 28th, 2010
On April 26, 2006, whilst in the midst of perhaps his greatest individual season, Kobe Bryant announced his intention to change his number from eight to 24, beginning with the 2006-2007 season. For such a seemingly small event, this announcement garnered major coverage in the sports media world.  When Bryant initially ...

Welcome To The Circus: The 2004 Los Angeles Lakers

June 25th, 2010
The End of the Championship Run The Los Angeles Lakers would end their quest for four consecutive titles with a loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the second round of the NBA Playoffs.  Throughout the series with the Spurs, L.A. would struggle defensively against point guard Tony Parker and power forward ...

Why Tyreke Evans is the NBA’s Next Star

June 25th, 2010
Some players have "it." We can never really define what "it" is. All we really know is that "it" is what makes players great. "It" is the trait that separates an All-Star from a Hall of Famer. Tyreke Evans has "it." You know it from the moment he steps on the ...

Kobe Bryant: A Look Back at His Third NBA Championship

June 22nd, 2010
Kobe Bryant, Champion: NBA Finals 2002 (Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Jersey Nets) The term "three-peat" was first used in sports by Pat Riley, who coached the Los Angeles Lakers during their attempt to win a third consecutive championship in the 1988-1989 season. They came up short that year, losing in ...